Houston’s First ‘Parklet’ Open!

Houston’s first parklet officially approved by the City is located in front of the New Living store in the Heights.

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Pride Week!

The Houston Pride Parade took place in Montrose. 2014 marked 36 years of the Houston LGBT Pride Celebration.

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Stay Informed This Week!

Decisions made at City Hall affect you and your neighbors.

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Jul. 23, 2014Houston Chronicle

Houston library, parks to announce new no-smoking rules

Houston library and parks staff will announce new n0-smoking regulations to City Council members on Wednesday.

It’s not clear exactly what the new regulations will entail, but Library Director Rhea Lawson is likely to follow up on a briefing she gave council in February about expanding the smoking ban to include tobacco products of any type on library premises. Continue Reading »

Jul. 22, 2014City of Houston

Pop Up Library August 2014 Presentations

The Pop Up Library, the library in a tent from the Houston Public Library (HPL) has many presentations in August 2014 around the City of Houston. The Pop Up Library has been developed by HPL, inpartnership with the Children’s Museum of Houston (CMH) and is designed for families with young children. The Pop Up Library brings free library materials, resourcesand fun educational programming into public spaces to several locations around town. Continue Reading »

Jul. 22, 2014Houston Public Media

Neighbors Appeal For Help To Fix Dangerous Sidewalks

There’s a lot to see on a walk through the historic Cherryhurst neighborhood in the Montrose. But sometimes it’s hard to enjoy it all because you have to keep your eyes peeled on the broken and cracked sidewalks. We’re carefully negotiating our way over a slippery sidewalk with resident Carol Rensink. Continue Reading »

Jul. 18, 2014Houston Chronicle

City, neighborhoods watching effects of new development rules

New city rules appear to be generating development activity outside Loop 610, but Houston officials and civic clubs will be watching to see whether the coming projects meet leaders’ goals of spurring redevelopment and creating more middle-income housing. Continue Reading »